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Slievemoughanmore Mountain Of uncertain origin [PNNI]. Down County, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock

Height: 560m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29 Grid Reference: J24959 24095
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Longitude: -6.088438, Latitude: 54.150541 , Easting: 324959, Northing: 324095 Prominence: 154m,  Isolation: 0.9km
ITM: 724869 824082,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Slvmgh, 10 char: Slvmghnmr
Bedrock type: Granite granophyre, (Mourne Mountains granite)

It is the element -moughan- which is obscure in this case. The name appears on 16th century maps as Slew Mogh or just Mogh.   Slievemoughanmore is the 393rd highest place in Ireland.

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Just follow the wall. .. by group   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
The more spontaneous of us will come at Slievemou .. by Bleck Cra   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
Great views for minimal effort .. by paulocon   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Slievemoughanmore in area Mourne Mountains, Ireland
 
tsunami on Slievemoughanmore, 2005
by tsunami  10 Feb 2005
Much like the ever trustworthy Mourne Wall, which provides a timeless companion and navigation aid around the High Mournes summits, so Batts Wall fulfills a similar role around the higher peaks of the Western Mournes. Seen hear crossing Slieve Moughanmore just to the south east of it's summit, it offers a very nice route from Altataggart, across Shanlieve, Eagle Mountain, Slieve Moughanmore, Pigeon Rock Mountain and up Slieve Muck where it links the Mourne Wall and leaves the walker spoilt for choice. This view was taken from the summit of Eagle Mountain. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/344/comment/1472/
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Excellent view on a summer’s day! Spelga Dam is i .. by gary   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
Pigeon- Moughanmore walk .. by hbowman   (Show all for Slievemoughanmore)
 
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